SCANNER COMPENSATION

BY MONICA DOBIE, in Montreal
CANADIAN consumers are to be compensated by their retailers, if errors are detected at checkout price scanners. Under a new retail code of conduct, the Scanner Price Accuracy Voluntary Code, customers will receive incorrectly scanned items for free if the price is less than CAN$10 and will receive CAN$10 off the price of more expensive items. Among the wide range of retail groups who drafted and agreed the code were the Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores, the Canadian Council of Grocery Distributors and the Retail Council ...


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